Your Guide to SDBW 2017 Events in Miramar
It’s almost that time of the year again! It’s the week that so many beer lovers have been waiting for. San Diego Beer Week returns on November 3 and runs through November 12. Whether you’re an #SDBW veteran or if this is your first one, we know there’s plenty going around town. With that being said, here’s what’s happening during #SDBW17 in the Miramar (aka beeramar) area!
Friday, November 3
IPA Release at Intergalactic | 3:00 – 9:00 PM
Come enjoy their new IPA for SDBW. This Unfiltered 5.8% IPA is made with Mosaic, Citra and Galaxy hops to give a burst of tropical fruit, citrus and other worldly character. Also, you can score this years 2017 Beer Week Keeper Glass! More info HERE.
Oaked Ragnanbock Release at Longship Brewery | 5:00 – 10:00 PM
Longship Brewery is kicking off San Diego Beer Week with a special beer release of their award-winning Doppelbock, Ragnabock! On the first day of SDBW, beer fanatics can try a specialty small batch of Ragnabock that has been sitting on bourbon barrel oak chips for the last six months! This delicious beer has massive vanilla and oak notes that combine with the already deep toffee and dark fruit flavors in the beer. They only made one keg of it, so tap into Beer Week with the Oaked Ragnabock before it’s gone! More info HERE.
Farm to Fermenter at Duck Foot Brewing | Noon – 10:00 PM
Duck Foot is dedicating this day to brewing with locally sourced ingredients. They’ve found the best local oranges, pomegranates, lavender, passion fruit, and more. So, they’ve chosen the best of their brews to add them to. The beer list includes: Lavender/Lemon Honey Ale, Pomegranate Berliner Weisse, Lemongrass Blonde Ale, Passion Fruit Honey Ale, Orange/Coriander IPA and Kumquat IPA. More info HERE.
Saturday, November 4
Bikes, Brews, and Brats at Green Flash | 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
It’s time to saddle up for the 5th Annual Bikes, Brews & Brats ride at Green Flash. The Regal Beagle and Cal Coast Bicycles to celebrate San Diego Beer Week and raise money for the San Diego Mountain Biking Association! This year’s ride will be better than ever with two separate departing times for different level groups. Beginner and intermediate level riders are welcome on this urban mountain bike ride which includes pavement as well as single track mountain biking through Florida Canyon and Balboa Park. Riders will experience a few climbs as well as some descents. Event schedule can be found on their event page HERE.
Dark Side Day at Intergalactic | 1:00 – 8:00 PM
It’s their annual dedication to the darkness! This year Intergalactic will be doing something special. They’ve dedicated the whole thing to our award winning Coconut Porter and his unassuming base beer Robotic Porter. Varients include: Robotic Porter, Space Oasis Coconut Porter, Vanilla Robotic Porter, Chocolate Robotic Porter, Space Oasis Macadamia Nut Coconut Porter, Space Oasis Espresso Coconut Porter, Space Oasis Chai Coconut Porter, some Special Casks and more. Certain Beers will be available for Crowler Fills. So come early! More info HERE.
Barrel Aged Day at Duck Foot Brewing | Noon – 10:00 PM
Duck Foot has been barrel aging our beers for months now and they’re finally ready to be tapped! It’s like Christmas came early. PLUS Mike’s Hop-Cade gaming station! The beer list for includes: 2016 Bourbon Barrel-Aged Ukrainian Imperial Stout, Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter, Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter with Coffee on CASK, Rum Barrel-Aged Red Ale, Bourbon Barrel Aged Choconut Lust Porter, Oaked Duckzilla Double White IPA and Oaked Honey Ale. More info HERE.
Sunday, November 5
Sour Sunday at Pure Project | 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Pure Project will be kicking off SDBW on Sunday with some sours tapped especially for this week. The tap list will include: Roses Red, New Fashioned, Madeline, Pop Goes the Weasel, Euphorik w/ Peaches, and Euphorik w/ Cherries. The beer descriptions and tasting notes can be found HERE.
Homebrew Competition Dunkleweizen Release at Longship Brewery | 1:00 – 8:00 PM
Longship Brewery’s Homebrew Competition Winners collaborated with Longship’s brewers to create a ten-barrel sized version of the winning Dunkleweizen. They’ll be tapping this beer during #SDBW17. So, come congratulate the competition winners and try this beer! More info HERE.
Kegs and Eggs at Duck Foot Brewing | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Duck Foot invites you to come enjoy brunch with their brewers and nurse your barrel-aged hangover with a little hair of the dog. This event is ticketed, so you can purchase yours HERE. Each ticket will get guests a plated meal prepped by their own Chef Logan, their first two beers, access to a build-your-own Michelada and Beermosa bar, and one 8oz cold brew on nitro brewed by Gustavo! More info HERE.
Monday, November 6
Day of Darkness at Pure Project | 2:00 – 8:00 PM
Fall back with Pure Project starting November 6th. It’ll be a two day event that features 6 variations of their delicious pastry stout. More info HERE.
Nomad Donut Macaron Pairing at Duck Foot Brewing | 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Duck Foot loved Nomad’s Macarons so much that they’re brining back the Macaron + Beer pairing for a second year. However, this year, they’re bringing new pairings to the table. Tickets for the event are $20 and can be purchased HERE. More info on event HERE.
Tuesday, November 7
Beer Trivia + Flavor Battle at Longship Brewery | 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Longship will be having a special edition of Trivia Tuesday for #SDBW17! There will be a flavor duel between two employees! Ryan has made a Tart Cherry version of our Sunstone Pilsner while Chuck has made a Ginger Root version of our Seafarer Gose! There will even be a special section of trivia dedicated to all things beer! So, come in and vote for your favorite! Additionally, The Carver, Coal & Barrel will be here serving up his delicious BBQ as well. More info HERE.
Grilled Cheese Pairing at Duck Foot Brewing | 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Duck Foot is pairing up with their favorite sandwich dudes at Bread & Cheese Catering for this savory grilled cheese pairing. A ticket gets you a flight of beers paired with 5 tastings of freshly made gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches. Both Gluten Free and Non-GF ticket options will be available. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased HERE! More info on event HERE.
Wednesday, November 8
Vintage Beer Night at Intergalactic Brewing | 2:00 – 8:00 PM
Intergalactic is going into their cellar to bring out some classic strong ales to share with the fine people of earth. The tap list isn’t finalized, but guests should expect to see variations of their: Self Destruct Barleywine, 1st Anniversary Ale, Beam Me Up Wee Heavy and Planet Invader Imperial Stout. More info HERE.
#SDBEER Allstars Flight Contest at Longship Brewery | 4:00 – 7:00 PM
It’s a San Diego Beer Week showdown with the biggest social media names in the San Diego craft beer scene. Four #SDBeer Allstars have partnered with Longship Brewery to brew four small batch collaboration beers which will be available during #SDBW17. Each beer was selected, named and brewed by each Allstar. It will be available in Longship’s #SDBeer Allstar Flight available ONLY on November 8! Come in and vote for your favorite! The lineup includes: @Craftbeeray – Gose w/ Cucumber, @SDBeerTalk – SMASH IPA w/ Vienna & Chinook, @HoppyBeerHoppyLife – Hoppy Table Beer, and @CraftbeermeSD – Belgian Saison w/ Orange, Ginger & Pomegranate. Food from the Eat Your Heart Out SD food truck will also be available. More info HERE.
Beer Trivia at Duck Foot Brewing | 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Sunset Trivia is the leader in San Diego’s Trivia Nights and they’re leading a special Beer Trivia Night during SDBW. This special trivia night at Duck Foot will include some unique new ways to earn points. Not to mention, Baby’s Burgers Food Truck will be serving up some tasty burgers and fries all night. More info HERE.
Thursday, November 9
Sushi, Sake, and Beer Dinner at Duck Foot Brewing | 7:00 – 9:00 PM
At this private, ticketed event guests will get to sit down to a 4 course meal in the brewery. Additionally, there’ll be 4 sake and beer pairings. Each of which are accompanied by a special dish prepared in collaboration between our Chef Logan and Saiko Sushi’s Chef Anthony. See what they’ve got planned for you on the menu available HERE! There will also be two limited release beers on tap: Ginger IPA & Cucumber Blonde Ale. Tickets for the event are $55 and are available HERE. More info HERE.
Friday, November 10
Pineapple IPA Release at Intergalactic Brewing | 2:00 – 8:00 PM
Come enjoy Intergalactic’s new IPA for SDBW. Unlike the last, they’ve blasted it with fresh Pineapple this time! This Unfiltered 5.8% IPA is made with Mosaic, Citra and Galaxy hops to give a burst of tropical fruit, citrus and other worldly character. Get it? Galaxy hops! Not to mention, it’s got a ton of pineapple in it. The result? An extra juicy IPA! More info HERE.
Powerful and Sourful at Duck Foot Brewing | Noon – 10:00 PM
They say opposites attract, so Duck Foot is releasing two very different beers on the same day. Because, why not?! Their Ukrainian Imperial Stout and Berliner Weisse will be available on tap, with the option of 5 different syrups to change up the Berliner. Additionally, a Pomegranate Berliner will also be on tap. They’ll also be debuting our month-long Name the Berliner Contest! Duck Foot is taking beer name submissions and the best name wins a Duck Foot Gift Card and bragging rights as creative genius. More info HERE & HERE.
Saturday, November 11
Give them Cake! Coffee Cream Ale Extravaganza at Intergalactic Brewing | Noon – 7:00 PM
It’s Intergalactic’s day of extraordinary versions of one of their most popular beers: The Cake is a Lie. On this day, they’ll have variants of this delicious beer. It’ll include The Cake is a Lie as well as Macadamia Cake, Peanut Brittle Cake, Pumpkin Spice Cake, Coco Nibs Cake, Vanilla & Cinnamon Cake, and more. More info HERE.
IPAs: The Next Big Thing at Duck Foot Brewing | Noon – 10:00 PM
If you haven’t heard already, Duck Foot’s team of brewers uncovered a long lost beer style called IPA (ee-puh). Although they believe they’re biased, they’re sure it’s going to be HUGE. Duck Foot’s inaugural IPA day will include 10 limited release IPAs on tap in addition to the release of Duckzilla in 16oz cans. The beer list includes: Slow Burn -Chile Contender *2016 GABF Silver Medal Winner*, Organic IPA, Coconut Contender, Grapefruit Duckzilla, Piña Colada IPA, Coffee IPA, Guava Coconut Contender on CASK, Dry-Hopped Contender IPA on CASK, and Ginger IPA. More info HERE.
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